Transvaginal echography and endometrium in postmenopause

M. Mondion, E. Oyarzún, R. Gómez, G. Gormaz, R. Wild

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Thirty one postmenopause patients were studied, twenty three had metrorrhagia. They were examined by transvaginal ultrasonography with the purpose of measuring the depth of the endometrium. Endometrium depth < or = 10 mm is associated with minimal risk of endometrial cancer. The relationship between the echographic measurements and endometrium cancer, reveals a sensitive of 75%; specificity of 89%; positive predictive value of 60% and negative of 94%.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalRevista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1993
Externally publishedYes


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